Travel tips

Travel tips for Breckenridge

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Checklist: How to plan a Breckenridge vacation

The countdown is on. Breckenridge Ski Resort opens Nov. 13 — just a month away! It’s time to set a date and live out that ski vacation that keeps playing in your head. Here’s a quick list to help you get organized: Know your audience Family vacation, college reunion trip, girls shred weekend: Who’s coming… Read More

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Which Epic Pass is right for you?

A few fun facts about the Epic Pass: the full, unlimited pass delivers 170-plus days on the mountain for 32,137 skiable acres with a total of 247 lifts. It is good at 18 ski resorts in four countries. And, at $750, it’s a relative steal, especially if you’ve got unlimited time and a travel bug… Read More


Where to see the leaves change this fall in Breck

It’s the time of year where the season changes from summer to fall, and leaves come bursting into vibrant colors of yellow, red, and gold. Breckenridge offers a wide-range of trees that change colors in autumn including Cottonwoods, Aspens and more. Due to the high elevation (the town of Breck sits at an elevation of 9,600… Read More

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Dog-friendly Breckenridge: Where man’s best friend is king

It’s not just a bumper sticker; your dog honestly is your life copilot. He goes where you go. And, like most laid-back mountain towns, Breckenridge gets it. Here’s where to stay, hike, shop and chill with the whole family. Room and board Fido needs his beauty rest too. Many Breck accommodations allow pets for a… Read More

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Best meals in Breck for under $10

Sometimes it’s difficult to find cheap food options in a resort town. Being a college student and skier with limited funds, I’ve had to track down some of the best dining spots that don’t put a dent in your wallet. What I’ve found, however, is that with so many great dining options in Breckenridge, there… Read More

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Best photo spots in Breck

No trip to Breckenridge is complete without a few pictures, right? Well, instead of having your photos limited to Mainstreet and the Ski Resort, head to these places to see Breck in new ways that will definitely take your breath away!   Boreas Road: If you’re looking for a great spot to take some fall photos,… Read More

Relish Deck in Breck

Top five decks in Breck

Situated as we are at nearly 10,000 feet with the summer season short and sweet, Breckenridge locals cherish the opportunity to sip a cold one on a sunny deck while soaking up the scenery more than just about anyone. This is evidenced by the dozens of bars and restaurants around town with outdoor deck and patio… Read More

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Plan your Breckenridge Family Reunion

My extended family always has the best intentions of planning a reunion to somewhere beautiful (ahem, Breckenridge) where we can all bunk up in a big house and reconnect over a few days. And yet, despite all the “YES! Let’s make it happen” talk, we’re now going on a decade-plus of reunion-free summers. Here’s why:… Read More


Season countdown: What to do before the lifts stop turning

Don’t let the deep snowpack fool you — the end of the ski season is just around the bend. Before you dig out those hiking shoes and start tuning the mountain bikes, be sure to squeeze every last drop of snowy fun out of the season. Tips for closing it out like a pro: Get… Read More